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English definition of “enter”

enter

verb
 
 
/ˈentər/
PLACE [I, T] A2 to come or go into a place: The police entered by the back door. She is accused of entering the country illegally.Arriving, entering and invading
INFORMATION [T] B1 to put information into a computer, book, or document: You have to enter a password to access this information.Computer concepts
COMPETITION [I, T] B1 to take part in a competition, race, or exam, or to arrange for someone else to do this: Are you going to enter the photography competition?Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
ORGANIZATION [T] to become a member of a particular organization, or start working in a particular type of job: She didn't enter the legal profession until she was 40.Including and containingComprising and consisting ofTaking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
PERIOD OF TIME [T] to begin a period of time: The violence is now entering its third week.Starting and beginningStarting again
(Definition of enter from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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